Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Programmer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Junior Programmer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1185 1233
Rank change year-on-year +16 +48 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Programmer 37 58 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.032% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 70
UK median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £18,500 £20,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -2.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Junior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Junior Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Programmer in the UK

Junior Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Programmer.

Salary trend for Junior Programmer in the UK

Junior Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Programmer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Programmer in the UK

Junior Programmer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 37 £26,500 +6.00% 3
UK excluding London +6 32 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East of England +6 11 £35,000 +75.00%
South West +14 6 £22,500 -35.71% 1
North of England +5 6 £21,500 -4.44%
Midlands +42 5 £27,500 +27.91%
London +21 5 £25,000 -16.67% 1
North West -1 5 £21,000 -6.67%
South East +35 4 £30,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands - 4 £27,500 -
East Midlands +41 1 £25,000 +16.28%
Yorkshire +19 1 £24,000 -11.11%

Junior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Junior Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Junior Programmer in the job title.

1 28 (75.68%) C#
2 21 (56.76%) .NET
3 18 (48.65%) Java
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 10 (27.03%) MVC
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
7 8 (21.62%) OO
7 8 (21.62%) SQL
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) Web Development
7 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
7 8 (21.62%) React
8 7 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (18.92%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (16.22%) Android
9 6 (16.22%) MySQL
9 6 (16.22%) C++
10 5 (13.51%) Apple Swift
10 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
10 5 (13.51%) CSS3
10 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
10 5 (13.51%) VB.NET

Junior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) CDMA
1 1 (2.70%) GSM
1 1 (2.70%) LTE
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
1 1 (2.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) SSDT
5 2 (5.41%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Maven
1 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Automotive
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (27.03%) CSS
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.62%) React
5 7 (18.92%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (13.51%) CSS3
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 5 (13.51%) jQuery
6 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (13.51%) WPF
7 4 (10.81%) Akka
7 4 (10.81%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (10.81%) ReactiveX
7 4 (10.81%) SignalR
7 4 (10.81%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (5.41%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Currency
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.70%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Android
2 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) OO
2 8 (21.62%) Web Development
3 5 (13.51%) Logistics
3 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
3 5 (13.51%) MVVM
4 4 (10.81%) Functional Programming
4 4 (10.81%) Psychology
4 4 (10.81%) SOLID
4 4 (10.81%) Statistics
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) OOP
5 3 (8.11%) Physics
5 3 (8.11%) SDLC
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) C++
6 5 (13.51%) Apple Swift
6 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
7 4 (10.81%) F#
7 4 (10.81%) R
7 4 (10.81%) XAML
8 3 (8.11%) Python
9 2 (5.41%) C
9 2 (5.41%) Groovy
9 2 (5.41%) VB
10 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.70%) Erlang
10 1 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (2.70%) Ruby
10 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat